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straight from ambassador chris stevens before he and three other americans were killed in the deadly consulate attack. republican leaders of the house oversight committee have released a batch of cables and e-mails from the ambassador and other diplomatic security workers. they say the documents are evidence that the obama administration ignored a rapidly deteriorating security situation in libya. ambassador stevens wrote this cable in august. the absence of significant deterrence has contributed to a security vacuum that is being exploited by independent actors. what we have seen are not random crimes of opportunity but rather targeted and discriminate attacks. but obama's administration officials are saying that the documents don't tell the whole story. they also say the release of the unedited e-mails could endanger the lives of the libyans working with the u.s. >>> there is a tense situation going on right now off the coast of israel. overnight israeli soldiers stormed a ship headed for its coast. passengers say they were trying to break the sea blockade of gaza that's been in ef
a murdered ambassador. chris stevens sounded the alarms before he and three other americans were killed in the deadly consulate attack in benghazi. republican leaders in the house have released dozens of documents in the investigation. 166 pages, e-mails and cables between the state department and people in the field. those house leaders say it shows that the obama administration ignored security problems. but obama administration officials say the documents don't tell the whole story. so let's bring in our intelligence correspondent suzanne kelly, who has been going through all of this. what new details are you finding in the cables and the e-mails? >> reporter: the cables certainly give us more detail into the thinking of ambassador stevens in the months, weeks and even hours before his death. for example, we know that just hours before the attack that killed him and three other americans, he expressed concern over the rising security threats in benghazi and in nearby town where is the ambassador believed that islamic extremists were gaining a strong foothold. he was also worried that
something from this document on friday. this is from ambassador chris stevens. he writes in a cable, what we have seen are not random crimes of opportunity, but rather targeted and discriminate attacks. so, he, obviously, knew something there. this shows a pattern of of per civil ent violence. the attacks were targeted, not random, right? >> well, i don't think we know. i think there are conflicting reports. i think we ought to have everything investigated fully. if there was any kind of impropriety, then i think heads should roll, but what i'm saying is that at a time of national crisis the republicans should stop playing cheap political games. that's what governor romney is doing. that's what congressman issa is doing. that's what they are doing. this is just an attempt to try to sway the election. the ambassador was killed. it was a tragedy. i want to get to the bottom of it. you know, we had classified briefings in congress, and while i can't, you know, divulge what happened, i think a lot of things are murky. i want to get to the bottom of it just like anybody else. >> but here's the qu
: lance armstrong was then with the american motorola team. so, too, was new zealander steven schwartz. he said that in 1995 when phil anderson had left the team, the riders complained that their european opponents were doping. >> did you talk with lance armstrong about the need to using epo to be competitive? >> we had a discussion about it, yeah. >> what did mr. armstrong say? >> he said if we're going on the tour, we've got to perform. we need the results. >> what did that mean? >> i think he just said you didn't have to be a rocket scientist to figure it out. if we're going to be competitive, there was only one road to take. >> was there a discussion about doping in any way with mr. swart? >> the only aspect that was true is that he was on the team. beyond that, not true. >> now, be sure to tune in tonight for an in depth look at the fall of the world's best-known cyclist. the world according to lance armstrong. tonight at 9:00 eastern here on cnn. >>> really? is this happening? are you serious? that's what die-hard hockey fans are asking themselves after the nhl announced cancellation
questions about the necc practices. >> it raises questions. >> reporter: steven hoy is a professor of compounding drugs at the maryland university of pharmacy. he says that pharmacies are to work with doctors to make drugs for individual patients, but some compounding makers like necc crossed over. >> when they do tens of thousands of units they have crossed over from an individual pharmacist and patient to manufacturing where they are distributing that widely to all of these different states. >> reporter: at this point he says that the facilities are to be regulated by the fda, but necc never got approval to manufacture those drugs which provoked some important questions. after william koch's death, couldn't regulators have stepped in to stop it and if they had done that, could the deaths in the current meningitis outbreak have been prevented, including the one here in maryland? fda officials say they have been fighting to change that. and the health department in massachusetts tells us that after complaints of injections received on the same day that koch got his shot, the fda an
and steven and i worked very hard to get obama elected in 2008. and i will support him. and i will vote for him this year. because i think that the alternatives is a nightmare. however, i do disagree with several things that the president has been stating. i mean -- >> such as? >> which military judge will go against the commander in chief when the commander in chief, obama, declared publicly on television that bradley manning had broken the law. who is going to go against the commander in chief? come on. let's get real here. >> well, i know -- you bring up a point that leads me right into my next question. his case heads to court in february. how confident are you that he can get a fair trial? >> there's not going to be a fair trial here. >> let me ask you this. why won't there be a fair trial? because there may be a lot of people like you who support him. >> do you think that being tortured for ten months is going to result in a fair trial? a fair trial by military judges, who will not go against the opinion of their commander in chief? does this sound fair to you? >> graham nash brin
by comedian and comedy central host steven colbert has more than $776,000 in its coughers. the super pact americans for a better tomorrow tomorrow isn't revealing yet what it will do with all that cash. >>> cyclist lance armstrong making a public appearance right now in texas after his controversial fall from grace. we're bringing his comments coming up. >>> first, for all you political junkies watching this morning, before the two major parties took control of the presidential debates in 19 8 which group sponsored the debates? if you know the answer, you can tweet me@ramdikayecnn. after right after the break. he s still make you take notice. there are a million reasons why. but your erectile dysfunction that could be a question of blood flow. cialis for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is he
ambassador chris stevens were killed in that attack. >>> time is ticking away for 48 hostages held by syrian rebels. in this video the rebels wanted their demands met within two days, or they said they would start killing the hostages believed to be iranian pilgrims. rebels are demanding the syrian regime release rebel prisoners and stop killing civilians. that's not expected to happen before today's deadline. >>> defense secretary leon panetta says a thank you instead of criticism would be welcome for afghan president hamid karzai for the sacrifices american troops have made. his remark followed karzai's accusation that the u.s. isn't doing enough to fight terror in neighboring pakistan. relations between the u.s. and afghanistan have steadily been eroding in recent months. >>> other stories making headlines around the world now. first at the vet can where pope benedict's former butler was just sentenced to 18 months in prison for leaking confidential papers. paulo gabriel was convicted this morning of left. the book, based on his leaked papers, revealed possible corruption in the catholic
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